Enlarge (credit: Mark Walton) While this phone is not currently scheduled for release in the US, we thought you would be interested in this review from our colleagues in the UK.
SPECS AT A GLANCE: Nokia 3310
2.4-inch QVGA LCD (167ppi)
Nokia Series 30+
16MB (plus microSD expansion)
2G GSM 900/1800
Micro USB, 3.5mm headphone jack
2MP rear camera
115.6mm x 51mm x 12.8mm
£50 (buy here)
A really bad version of Snake
That the new HMD-made Nokia 3310 was the star of this year’s Mobile World Congress says more about how dull smartphones have become than it does about the appeal of Nokia’s chintzy slab of noughties nostalgia.
Despite the retro appeal, the Nokia 3310 (buy here) is little more than a Nokia 150 (a basic feature phone that sells for a mere £20) wrapped up in a curved glossy shell and sold for a millennial-gouging £50.
It is, for all intents and purposes, a fashion statement—a phone for the beard-grooming, braces-wearing festival set that think tapping out texts on a T9 keyboard is the ultimate irony.
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